Gender politics of policy

A series of regional gender politics of policy studies were conducted from 2011 to 2013. For more on national-level gender politics of policy studies, visit the national pages of the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence.


The working paper "Preventing violence against women and girls: From community activism to government policy" is a review of the Asia-Pacific region's only public policies dedicated to the prevention of gender-based violence: A Right to Respect - Victoria's Plan to Prevent Violence against Women (2010 to 2020), developed in Victoria, Australia. The review was conducted by Sue Dyson, with support from Partners for Prevention.

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The study "In their own words: Exploring parliamentarians' perceptions of gender-based violence and prevention policy in Asia and the Pacific" was implemented by Partners for Prevention to explore the engagement and commitment of regional Asia-Pacific members of parliament to public policy on the prevention of gender-based violence.

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A study on the gender politics of social movements and engagement with gender-based violence activism was conducted from 2011 to 2013 in India and Indonesia by Alan Greig (PI), Anand Pawar, Ita Nadia and Raymond Brandes, with support from Partners for Prevention. The study explored men and women's engagement in social justice movements and how gender equality and violence against women was conceptualized within discourses of other social rights and freedoms.

The full report is forthcoming.

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